Romeo & Juliet: Act I, Scene 5 Analysis

Key players Capulet: Head of household feuding with the Montagues Romeo: Son of Montague Tybalt: Nephew of Lady Capulet Juliet: Daughter of Capulet Nurse: Juliet’s Helper Benvolio: Nephew of Montague, friend of Romeo First Servant/Second Servant Second Capulet Servant Summary of key events In the hallway of Capulet’s house four servingmen clear away the dinner…

Romeo & Juliet Act I, Scene 1 Analysis

Key players Sampson/Gregory: Servants to Capulet Abraham/Balthasar: Servants to Montague Benvolio: Nephew of Montague, Romeo’s friend Tybalt: Nephew of Lady Capulet Capulet: Head of household feuding with Montagues Lady Capulet: Wife of Capulet Prince (Escalus): Prince of Verona Montague: Head of household feuding with Capulets Lady Montague: Wife of Montague Romeo: Son of Montague Summary…

What is Location, Time, Space, Tone, Tropology?

Location Location is the arrangement and presentation of physical and temporal elements in a work. Time time of year (season) time of day (morning, afternoon, evening) month (September, January) era, century, decade (Victorian, 20th century, 1920’s) duration of the narrative details of the passage of time (falling leaves – autumn, snow – winter) sequencing of…

What is Rhetoric? Rhetorical Conventions & Structure

Rhetoric essentially means the art of speaking persuasively. It is the use of language in a formalized way in order to convince or have an effect on an audience. A) Word order Manipulation of common word order to create an effect B) Word choice Figurative language (oxymoron, onomatopoeia, assonance, alliteration, hyperbole, understatement, irony, allusion, litotes,…